Place:Dickson, Tennessee, United States

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Dickson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 49,666. Its county seat is Charlotte. Dickson County is home to Tennessee's oldest courthouse built in 1835. This is the 2nd courthouse as the first was destroyed in the Tornado of 1833, destroying all but one building on the square.

Dickson County is part of the Nashville-DavidsonMurfreesboroFranklin Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1800 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1803 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1804 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1804 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1817 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 4,516
1820 5,190
1830 7,265
1840 7,074
1850 8,404
1860 9,982
1870 9,340
1880 12,460
1890 13,645
1900 18,635
1910 19,955
1920 19,342
1930 18,491
1940 19,718
1950 18,805
1960 18,839
1970 21,977
1980 30,037
1990 35,061

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Dickson County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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